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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
In this timely, cogent analysis of trends and powerful forces shaping global educational policy today, Joel Spring focuses on how economization is making economic growth and increased productivity the main goals of schools, and the ways these goals are achieved?including measuring educational policies by their costs and economic benefits, shaping... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
While white residents of antebellum Boston and New Haven forcefully opposed the education of black residents, their counterparts in slaveholding Baltimore did little to resist the establishment of African American schools. Such discrepancies, Hilary Moss argues, suggest that white opposition to black education was not a foregone conclusion. Through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
How is European Education Governed? Data is now the lifeblood of education governance. At the international level, organisations like the OECD steer education systems through their programmes of assessment and the European Commission?s project of creating the most successful knowledge economy in the world is driven by data collection, analysis and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
What is the trouble with schools and why should we want to make ?school trouble?? Schooling is implicated in the making of educational and social exclusions and inequalities as well as the making of particular sorts of students and teachers. For this reason schools are important sites of counter- or radical- politics. In this book, Deborah Youdell... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 22.88
Im Jahr 2000 ereilte Deutschland der berühmt-berüchtigte PISA-Schock. Doch schon zuvor und auch danach haben internationale Vergleichsstudien den Deutschen bescheinigt, dass sie keine guten Schulen hätten. Die Folge war, dass in keinem Land der Welt so viel über Erziehung und Bildung geredet wurde wie in Deutschland, in keinem anderen sich aber auch... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 33.39
Namibia gehört heute zu den beliebtesten Fernreisezielen der Deutschen - vielleicht auch deshalb, weil es einst als "Deutsch-Südwestafrika" Kolonie war. Die Erfahrung von Tourismus und Globalisierung rückte in den vergangenen Jahren den europäischen Kolonialismus, der auch die deutsche Geschichte weit stärker als gemeinhin angenommen prägte,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95
There was once agreement that education was too important to be left to politicians; now the view is that education is too important to be left to teachers. Whereas the curriculum and syllabus were previously the concern of the professionals, the government now distrusts these professionals. This has resulted in the Secretary for State assuming massive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters, the authors look at critical issues shaping schools today, with... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 112.00
The aim of the Stability Pact is to strengthen countries in South Eastern Europe in their efforts to foster peace, democracy, human rights, social development, economic prosperity and a favourable environment for sustainable security, in order to achieve stability in the region. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00
This volume brings together scholars working on ethnographic policy studies to debate and provisionally chart the methodological and theoretical parameters of such a project. It is divided into three sections on theory, methods, and experiences, and features field experiences and case studies. more...